Hatfield Forest

Important notice -

During the winter there is limited car parking and during peak times we will exceed capacity. Please consider visiting the forest during the summer months and have an alternative if you plan to visit during the weekend or holidays.

Ancient royal hunting forest

More about this place

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What's on

The Kings Driscolls band playing live at Woodfest in Hatfield Forest


Join us for WoodFest in September and experience Hatfield Forest as it comes alive with music, crafts and much, much more...

Upcoming events

Winter Timber Sale 2017

Mon 27 Nov 2017
As a product of our woodland conservation management we will have a selection of hard wood timber for sale.

Father Christmas & Festive Fun

Wed 06 Dec 2017
Meet Father Christmas and his helpers at Hatfield Forest
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Our work

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Eating and shopping

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Tree growing in open parkland in May at Hatfield Forest, Essex.

Professional Courses at Hatfield Forest 

Our team manages a variety of veteran trees and the wildlife the habitat supports. Learn what they know by taking part in one of our professional courses.

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Get involved

A protective basket surrounding a freshly cut stump in Elgins Coppice

Hatfield Forest Coppice Volunteers 

We have a group of volunteers who continue the centuries-old tradition of coppicing